Event News

Halloween on Chicago's The 606

Date: 
11/01/2016
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From one end to the other of Chicago's The 606, people walked, ran and cycled along the 2.7 mile elevated former railroad bed celebrating Halloween on Monday night.

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Thousands paraded around Logan Square's Illinois Centennial Monument celebrating Halloween

Date: 
10/31/2016
SoOnKedz

Thousands paraded around Logan Square's Illinois Centennial Monument Sunday night and it all started with baking cookies 13 years ago. 

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Commercial Park teamed with "spirited" creativity

Date: 
10/30/2016
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Commercial Park's Halloween event never disappoints their large crowds and this year's celebration was no exception on Sat., Oct. 29. 

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14th District Halloween event offered games and activities

Date: 
10/30/2016
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Carrying on the tradition of a fun Chicago Police 14th District Halloween event, everything was in place for activities and treats on Saturday. 

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Fewer guns on the street thanks to Turn In A Gun

Date: 
10/26/2016
Invent

The Turn In A Gun event last Saturday at New Life Covenant Church, 1665 N. Mozart, in partnership with the Chicago Police 14th District, brought in guns of all sizes. 

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Voter registration rally attracts hundreds: Good and disappointing news

Date: 
09/27/2016
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As hundreds rallied in Daley Plaza to launch 30 voter registration drives throughout the city, members of the Just Democracy Illinois coalition expressed disappointment in preliminary federal court decision

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Five felons Keepin' it Real: It's money…Cliques not gangs

Date: 
09/01/2016
MJointer

Five felons in their twenties "kept it real" thanks to Chicago Police Sergeant Maudessie Jointer*, 11th District, at a CAPS 12th District "Keepin' It Real" seminar about gangs and drugs, Wednesday night, in St. Mary's Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley. 

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Crowds packed the 14th Police District Station to celebrate Halloween

Date: 
11/02/2015
Observers

While many people may believe that it is not unusual to see "strange" people in a police station, more than a thousand visitors at Chicago's 14th Police District Station, 2150 N.

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Real “roots” reggae drew a crowd despite the impending storm

Date: 
08/20/2015
DHDrummer-Guitar

Although all signs pointed to rain, DeHurricane Band decided to play at this weeks Tuesdays at the Triangle from 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 18.

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Matt Ulery's Loom at the Polish Triangle

Date: 
08/13/2015
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Serene sounds of Matt Ulery’s Loom, jazz quintet, filled the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday. The sounds mixed together, intertwining with the fountain and the traffic.

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ChiME charmed the socks off the Polish Triangle

Date: 
08/06/2015
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 If you wandered past the Division Blue Line stop on Tuesday you probably could hear the melody on the wind as students from the Chicago Center for Music Education (ChiME) playing for the local event, Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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Wicker Park hooked the community for the movie in the park

Date: 
08/03/2015
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Almost 3,000 people settled with their picnic baskets, children and dogs in Wicker Park this past Thursday for the Movie in the Park, Hook which was funded by the local favorite. The Magic Boat Puppet theater sailed into Wicker Park before Hook, however, to the delight of all ages of puppet lovers.

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Crowds take to the streets in Wicker Park, despite the heat

Date: 
07/30/2015
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Teeming with Wicker Park Fest goers from Paulina to North Ave., Milwaukee Ave. was bustling with activity despite the unrelenting heat. Hundreds of people roamed from booth to booth looking for one of a kind tees, jewelry, unique finds, delicious funnel cakes, aromatic candles and craft beers.

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Talented children take over the Triangle

Date: 
07/30/2015
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Spoken and sung, words seemed to mesmerize a relatively large audience at Tuesdays at the Triangle on July 28. The performers, from 826Chi and Cielito Lindo Family Folk Band, ranged in age from 7 to 13.

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Latino poetry tickled the senses in the Triangle Tuesday

Date: 
07/25/2015
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The night was calm as the group of poets slowly began gathering in the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday. It was Latino Poet night at a local event called Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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The Michael Malis Trio performs at the Polish Triangle

Date: 
07/18/2015
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Smooth jazz drifted through the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday as the Michael Malis Trio and trumpeter Chris Lawrence performed.

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Tsukasa Taiko Drummers drums up crowd

Date: 
07/09/2015
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The heart pounding drum sounds drew the interest of bicyclists, parents and children. Even a fire truck slowed down to check out what was going on as the Tsukasa Taiko Drummers performed during this last Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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Zebec charmed audiences in the Polish Triangle

Date: 
06/25/2015
ZebecBand

Zebec, avant garde jazz group, charmed the audience at this past Tuesdays at the Triangle with their original compositions.  Zebec's performance combined elements of traditional jazz along with avant garde music, which they interweaved seamlessly.

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Women Organizing Women proves action can beat the Machine

Date: 
01/15/2015
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With the majority of people at the Women against the Machine event, presented by Women Organizing Women (WOW), being focused on Chicago's educational system, news that the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) PAC-Legislative committee and Executive Committee's endorsed Patr

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No-holds-barred: Women against the Machine

Date: 
01/13/2015
VegaEnyia

With everything from a smoldering to a fire and brimstone kind of rage in the core of their beings, 16 women running for Chicago Aldermanic seats participated in Women Against the Machine at Jane Addams Hull House, 800 S. Halsted, Sat., Jan. 10.

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